Wednesday, September 26, 2012

1 week old

Hudson continues to amaze the doctors due to his stability and lack of roller coaster changes.  This is a good sign.  His blood gases remain consistent with the acidity high, however the PH level is right where they want it and that is the overall picture while the acid level is a piece of it. 

We spoke to Doctor Allen, the head of the NICU, this evening and she was pleased with his progress.  It's slow going but slow going is good.  They do not want anything to happen fast.  She said how Hudson has lost weight since yesterday.  We asked her if that's bad and she said no because he is getting rid of the excess fluids in his body from the swelling as a result of the surgery.  We like Dr. Allen, she is very down to earth and great at what she does.

Enjoy some pictures from today, mainly of Kim doing hands-on care. She's great at it, Hudson even peed on her while she changed his diaper.

Kim checking his temperature
Changing his diaper
Kim is adjusting his oxygen monitor on his hand
Making sure he got a good facial massage while his "glasses" were off. She's such a good mommy!!
This is what I dream about when I sleep.


  1. Love the love in your faces. Little guy is so blessed to have you for parents. Love and hugs!

  2. Ben you might have to become a profession blogger after this! :) Love you guys and can't wait to see you and meet Baby Hudson :)